Assistant Professor - Political Theory - (FAC001909)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Humanities, History, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Political Science at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin Fall 2022. We seek applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on Political Theory. Candidates from all areas of Political Theory are invited to apply, though special consideration will be given to candidates with a research interest in the History of Political Theory, American political thought, or Constitutional Theory/Constitutionalism.

The University of Houston, a Carnegie Tier-1 research university with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Successful candidates should have extensive training in the History of Political Theory, demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and publication, and a clear commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Review of applications will begin October 11 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Political Science provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, with over 800 majors and 75 M.A. and Ph.D. students. The Department capitalizes on the strengths of our city, offering students and faculty opportunities to research the politics of the future in a dynamic hub of international commerce, and in a region, which is on the leading edge of national demographic and economic trends.

Applications should be submitted through the University's online job site, The position number keyword is FAC001909. To apply please submit a letter of application, CV, short writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Listed references will be asked to provide a letter of recommendation at a later date. Incomplete applications may not be considered. For further information, please contact Professor Alin Fumurescu, Department of Political Science, University of Houston, at . The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :

PhD in discipline completed by position start date.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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